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Author Smith, Emma Bland, author.

Title The gardener of Alcatraz : a true story / Emma Bland Smith ; illustrated by Jenn Ely.

Publication Info. Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2022]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Biography-NEW  J BIO MICHENER    DUE 07-11-22
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Biography-NEW  J BIO MICHENER    DUE 07-12-22
 Nichols Juvenile Biography-NEW  J BIO MICHENER    DUE 07-15-22
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Description 40 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 x 29 cm
Summary "When prisoner Elliott Michener began tending the gardens at Alcatraz, his thoughts of escape were replaced with new skills and a sense of dignity. Back matter discusses the history of Alcatraz and the US prison system today"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 40).
Audience Ages 7-10. Charlesbridge.
Grades 2-3. Charlesbridge.
Subject Michener, Elliott -- Juvenile literature.
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Prisoners -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Gardeners -- California -- Alcatraz Island -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Gardens -- California -- Alcatraz Island -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Ely, Jenn (Jennifer Kristin), 1983- illustrator.
ISBN 9781623541606 lib. bdg.
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